Spring 2018 Development Lunch Seminar
The Development Lunch Seminars are operated with support from the Becker Friedman Institute and The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts.
This lunch met on Fridays from 12:30-1:30 pm in Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 203.
Friday, March 30, 2018
From Isolation to Radicalization: Anti-Muslim Hostility and Support for ISIS in the West
Tamar Mitts, University of Michigan
Friday, April 6, 2018
The Economic Value of Crime Control / Estimating Demand for Reliable Off-Grid Electricity in Rural India (with Anant Sudarshan and Michael Greenstone)
Miguel Morales, University of Chicago
Jenna Allard, University of Chicago
Friday, April 13, 2018
Corrupt Hierarchies (joint work with Kristof Titeca)
Raul Sanchez de la Sierra, University of California, Berkeley
Friday, April 27, 2018
The Household- and Aggregate-Level Fertility Consequences of China’s One-Child Policy
Jorge Luis García, Department of Economics, University of Chicago
Friday, May 4, 2018
How Much Should We Trust the Dictator’s GDP Estimates?
Friday, May 11, 2018
"Improving property tax collection in South Delhi: Reducing property owner and monitor incentives to misreport" and "Farms or Factories? Sectoral Reallocation, Trade, and the Aggregate Consequences of Climate Change"
Wendy Wong, University of Chicago
Ishan Nath, University of Chicago
Friday, May 18, 2018
The Indian Health Insurance Experiment: Preliminary Results after 18 months
Friday, May 25, 2018
Social Ties and the Delivery of Development Programs
Robin Burgess, Ta-Chung Liu Distinguished Visitor
Friday, June 1, 2018
Extractive Resource Policy and Civil Conflict: Evidence from Mining Reform in the Philippines
Benjamin Crost, University of Illinois